As we celebrate "Holy Communion" , we recognize that in his sacrament, Christ is present and through it, He brings his healing grace. Everyone who believes in Him and is baptized is cordially invited to His Table.
But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, for the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins." When Joseph awoke from sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded him; he took her as his wife,
Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones that you have crushed rejoice. Hide your face from my sins, and blot out all my iniquities. Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.
The mountains saw you, and writhed; a torrent of water swept by; the deep gave forth its voice. The sun raised high its hands; the moon stood still in its exalted place, at the light of your arrows speeding by, at the gleam of your flashing spear. In fury you trod the earth, in anger you trampled nations. You came forth to save your people, to save your anointed.
He is able to deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is subject to weakness; and because of this he must offer sacrifice for his own sins as well as for those of the people. And one does not presume to take this honor, but takes it only when called by God, just as Aaron was.
For in one place it speaks about the seventh day as follows, "And God rested on the seventh day from all his works." And again in this place it says, "They shall not enter my rest." Since therefore it remains open for some to enter it, and those who formerly received the good news failed to enter because of disobedience, again he sets a certain day — "today" — saying through David much later, in the words already quoted, "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts."
Statement of Purpose
As servants of Christ, we are called
to proclaim God's saving Word in a caring, nurturing way
to spread God's love throughout our community, and
to provide opportunities for people to grow in Christ.
together with your neighbors to find friendship, community, support, and a sense of belonging.
WORSHIP the living God in a joyful, dynamic, relaxed and meaningful atmosphere.
GROW in faith and understanding of the wonderful gift God has given to you through Jesus Christ and discover God's purpose and meaning for your life.
SERVE God and make a difference by sharing the love of Christ Jesus with those in need - around the corner, around the block, and around South Carolina, America, and the world!
SPREAD the good news of Jesus Christ to others and invite them to come and experience God's Love.